Diamonds by the thousands
THOUSANDS OF DIAMONDS, spread on paper, are what Erika Godfrey combs through in Antwerp each October for four or five days, up to 10 hours a day.
ERIKA GODFREY looks for positive traits when hiring her staff, including enthusiasm, integrity, “a thirst to learn and an eagerness to have fun.”
DIAMONDS sparkle under the glass at Hawthorne Jewelry at 2104 Central Ave.
Posted: Sunday, March 3, 2013 11:00 am
KEARNEY— Erika Godfrey’s eyes sparkle as she talks about the diamonds she picked out last month at an exclusive diamond fair in Antwerp, Belgium.
Godfrey is co-owner with her father, Aub Kendle, of 136-year-old Hawthorne Jewelry at 2104 Central Ave. Jewelry is “my passion, my life,” she said.
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Sunday, March 3, 2013 11:00 am.